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  • Category: Special
  • Address:
    6874 Hollywood Blvd
  • Position: 5 tiles from the curb, facing south
  • GPS location:
    34.101409, -118.339786
  • Notes: 50th Year with Symbol Consisting of a Building

Disneyland

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Biography

Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It was originally the only attraction on the property; its name was changed to Disneyland Park to distinguish it from the expanding complex in the 1990s.

Fact file

  • Location: Disneyland Resort, 1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, California, United States
  • Coordinates: 33°48′32″N 117°55′08″W / 33.809°N 117.919°W / 33.809; -117.919Coordinates: 33°48′32″N 117°55′08″W / 33.809°N 117.919°W / 33.809; -117.919
  • Theme: Fairy tales and Disney characters
  • Owner: The Walt Disney Company
  • Operated by: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
  • Opened: July 17, 1955
  • Previous names: Disneyland
  • Operating season: Year-round
  • Website: Disneyland Park Homepage

Read more about Disneyland at Wikipedia

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Measles outbreak that began at Disneyland grows to 87 cases
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-01-27 00:05:21
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases.

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-01-22 23:55:17
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

Net Neutrality: Just Like the Railroad Robber Barons or Disneyland's Indiana Jones Ride
Billboard, 2015-01-22 18:24:55
The issue of "net neutrality" has been steamy for some time, and now finally looks ready for a full boil. It received an oblique mention in this week...

Hollywood Blvd, south side, between Orange and Highland

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